The inaugural Bridgehampton Half Marathon, organized by the team from Hamptons Marathon and Half, continued the organization’s charitable mission with a significant donation to Southampton Hospital. The $10,000 gift was raised at the May 10 race and presented to the hospital on July 17.
Hamptons Marathon and Half benefits a different cause every year. To date, it has raised and donated more than $350,000 to groups throughout the area. In addition to Southampton Hospital, beneficiaries have included East Hampton schools, among many other local organizations.
The upcoming eighth annual fall Hamptons Marathon and Half marathon will be on September 27 in East Hampton. Interested volunteers can sign up and receive more information at hamptonsmarathon.com. The race is already sold out.